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Illinois Gaming

article Remote registration gives Illinois a sports betting surge (9/18/2020)
(Illinois) -- Relaxing an in-person registration requirement for sports betting has been hailed as a critical moment in Illinois’ July performance, despite the...
article Illinois racks up nearly $62M sports betting handle since pandemic-spoiled launch — and 90% is linked to state’s top grossing casino (9/16/2020)
(Illinois) -- Illinois’ new legal sports betting industry got off to a false start due to COVID-19, but it’s hitting pay dirt just as pro football teams return to the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Baton Rouge casino revenue down 11.7% in August (9/18/2020)
(Louisiana) -- Revenues at Baton Rouge’s three riverboat casinos were down by 11.7% in August when compared to the same time period a year ago, the best...
article Louisiana casinos post steep decline in August (9/18/2020)
(Louisiana) -- Every casino in Louisiana took in less money in August than during August 2019, according to the latest revenue report made public Thursday. Every casino...
article New Orleans posts 36.3% drop in casino revenues in August, worst in the state (9/18/2020)
(Louisiana) -- The New Orleans casino market saw revenues drop 36.3% in August from the year before, the biggest drop in revenue in any of the state's gambling...
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Maryland Gaming

article Maryland casinos generate $149.5 Million in August, while operating at 50% capacity (9/18/2020)
(Maryland) -- As Maryland’s six casinos continued operating at 50% capacity due to COVID-19, they generated $149,549,000 in gaming revenue during August. August is...
article Commission: Maryland casino revenue still relatively strong (9/9/2020)
(Maryland) -- Maryland's casinos are operating at 50% capacity. But the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission said revenues are still relatively strong despite the...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Arkansas Casino Tax Revenue Rebounding After COVID-19 Falloff (9/17/2020)
(Arkansas) -- With fewer people gambling in the spring, tax collections from Arkansas casinos fell sharply. But the numbers have been on the upswing in recent months....
article Arkansas casinos take a billion-dollar beating from COVID-19 (9/16/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The coronavirus pandemic has been cruel to the gaming industry everywhere, and especially to Arkansas. According to the state’s Department of Finance...
article Arkansas casinos recovering from coronavirus-related shutdown (9/16/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The three casinos in the southern American state of Arkansas together reportedly lost more than $1.4 billion in gross gaming revenues as a direct result of...
article Wagers down over $1.4B at Arkansas casinos (9/15/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The coronavirus pandemic has cost Arkansas casinos more than $1.4 billion in gaming terminal wagers this year but the state's three gambling...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Despite months without sports, Indiana sports betting reaches $1 billion mark (9/17/2020)
(Indiana) -- Despite not having games for a chunk of this year, sports betting has done well in Indiana. Blue Chip brought in Bears hall of famer Brian Urlacher to make...
press release Indiana generates $9M in taxes in 1st year of sports betting (9/13/2020)
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s sports betting industry marked its first year on September 1, but the anniversary is marred as the business continues to recover from the...
article Return of professional sports spurs increase in Indiana sports wagering (9/11/2020)
(Indiana) -- The return of professional sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic is reviving Indiana's nascent sports wagering industry, notwithstanding new competition...
article Sports betting rebounds to pre-pandemic levels in Indiana (9/11/2020)
(Indiana) -- Sports betting in Indiana rebounded to pre-pandemic levels last month with Hoosiers placing wagers totaling more than $169 million. According to a revenue...
article COVID-19 tax payment delays muddy Indiana's revenue picture (9/11/2020)
(Indiana) -- Hoosier budget officials are keeping a close watch on Indiana's volatile tax revenue as various payment deferrals and delays associated with the COVID-...
article NWI casinos report August dip in revenue in 2nd month of COVID-19 restrictions (9/11/2020)
(Indiana) -- Total year-over-year revenues at Northwest Indiana’s five casinos dropped more than 12% in August, a percentage consistent with July’s numbers...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article More Sports-Betting Records Fall: Gamblers In Pennsylvania Bet $365 Million In August (9/17/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania is the latest state to announce staggering and record-shattering figures from sports betting, as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board...
article Gambling revenues get online boost (9/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Online gambling is giving state revenues a much needed shot in the arm following a two and a half month shutdown in the spring and summer associated...
press release Pa. reports $311M in gaming, fantasy sports revenue in August, state regulators say (9/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s gaming industry saw nearly $311 million in revenue in August, exceeding last year’s pre-pandemic total, regulators said...
article August gaming revenues climb back to pre-pandemic low (9/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- In their first full month of gambling operations since reopening, the two casinos and one slots parlor in Massachusetts pulled in just more than $71...
article Pennsylvania Sportsbooks Hit Record $365 Million In Bets, Putting Nevada In Sight, According to PlayPennsylvania (9/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania sportsbooks enjoyed their best month since the state launched the legal sports industry in November 2018 as the return of major sports...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng expecting September GGR to show some improvement (9/16/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau SAR Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng says he expects gross gaming revenues (GGR) in September to slightly improve compared with August, but they are unlikely...
article Expenses down for Macau gaming sector in 2019 on lower purchases, commissions and rebates: DSEC (9/14/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau’s gaming sector spent less in 2019, with total expenditure dropping 6.7% for the year to MOP$117.79 billion (US$14.76 billion) on declines in the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville reports another revenue drop (9/16/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Plainridge Park Casino continued to struggle back to prepandemic profits in August, the slot parlor’s first full month in operation since being shut...
article MGM Springfield, Encore Boston Harbor and Plainridge Park saw year-over-year decrease in gaming revenue (9/15/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The state’s three casinos recorded about $71 million in gross gaming revenue in August — a year-over-year decrease of 17.4% in the first...
article State: MGM generated $18.4 million in revenue in August (9/15/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has released August earnings numbers for MGM Springfield. Last month, the casino generated more than $18.4 million...
article The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Releases August 2020 Gross Gaming Revenue for Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor (9/15/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported today that the month of August 2020 at Plainridge Park Casino (PPC), MGM Springfield and Encore Boston...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Mississippi casinos reopen post-hurricane, August revenue takes a hit (9/16/2020)
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi’s Gulf Coast casinos have been cleared to reopen after Hurricane Sally blew through town, while August’s gambling revenue took a hit from...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article A D.C. sports betting app was supposed to raise millions for the city. It’s off to a rough start. (9/16/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The legalization of sports betting in D.C. has yet to deliver the windfall to the city treasury that officials promised, with the project hobbled by...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Casinos report declines in August slot revenues (9/15/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun reported year-over-year declines in their August slot-machine revenues Tuesday, with Foxwoods keeping $29.6...
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COVID-19

article Boyd Gaming Banks on Online Betting Offerings, Traffic Dismal (9/15/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Boyd Gaming Corporation BYD is poised to benefit from online betting offerings, FanDuel Group partnership and portfolio expansion. Also, increased focus...
article Rural Southwestern Tribal Casinos Have Worriesome Outlook for Recovery (9/9/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Tribal gaming properties in the Southwestern US, especially those in rural areas, are among the most vulnerable to continuing economic risk because...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Foxwoods Announces $29.6M In August Slot Revenue, $7.4M For State (9/15/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported slot revenue of $29.6 million for the month of August. This results in a $7.4 million direct payment to the state in...
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Iowa Gaming

article Dubuque casinos report steep revenue declines in August (9/15/2020)
(Iowa) -- Dubuque casinos saw a sharp decline in gambling revenue last month, providing further evidence that the market is facing major challenges as it attempts to...
article Sports betting in Iowa is up despite pandemic and no Hawkeye football (9/14/2020)
(Iowa) -- Football fans are still on a high as the first week of the 2020 NFL season wraps Monday night. Sports betters have more teams to bet for and against. But Iowa...
press release August report indicates sports betting, other Iowa game revenues rebounding (9/11/2020)
(Iowa) -- New data out from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission indicating sports betting, legalized in Iowa just last year, is helping casinos rebound from COVID-19....
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N.J. Sports Betting

article Online sportsbooks hit record in NJ amid pandemic and tanking casino industry (9/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Despite New Jersey’s nine casinos being open for a second month and patrons allowed to re-enter the brick and mortar facilities, many customers...
article Atlantic City casinos drive U.S. sports betting monthly record at $668M (9/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gamblers set a nationwide record for the most money bet on sports in a single month, plunking down almost $668 million in August on events...
article New Jersey, New Record: NJ Sportsbooks Handle $668M In August, Destroy Previous Nationwide Record (9/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- At least in the world of the monthly New Jersey sports betting handle, the V-shaped recovery is real. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement...
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New Jersey Gaming

article FanDuel and DraftKings Score Big as New Jersey Sports Betting Notches Record August Haul (9/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The return of professional sports in August released pent up demand for betting on sporting events. Yesterday, New Jersey sportsbooks reported $668...
article Online sportsbooks hit record in NJ amid pandemic and tanking casino industry (9/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Despite New Jersey’s nine casinos being open for a second month and patrons allowed to re-enter the brick and mortar facilities, many customers...
article Gaming revenues down 29% year-to-date (9/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s August gaming revenues came in about 7.5% lower than they did in the same month last year, the Division of Gaming Enforcement...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Detroit Gaming

article Detroit casinos beat city expectations for initial reopening (9/14/2020)
(Michigan) -- Even as revenue at Detroit's three casinos fell 42% year-over-year in August, taxes on wagers beat city expectations for their initial reopening with...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas bars owners face a COVID-19 shutdown. They say it will take years to recover (9/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Brian Slipock is tired. The owner of Jackson's Pub, he's tired of restless days and nights that now run together. Tired of worrying how he'll pay back...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article NFL betting, return of table games offers glimmer of hope in Colorado’s COVID-impacted casino towns (9/14/2020)
(Colorado) -- Like many corners of Colorado that had high hopes for 2020, the state’s gambling capital of Gilpin County has absorbed some serious body blows in...
article ESPN Cuts Sports Betting Deals With DraftKings And Caesars Entertainment (9/14/2020)
(USA) -- Dialing up its wagering efforts around sports, ESPN has made two separate sports betting partnerships -- one each with DraftKings and Caesars Entertainment to...
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Stories Of The Week

article Southwest Tribal Casinos Face Worrisome Outlook for Recovery (9/12/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Tribal casinos in the rural Southwest may be the most vulnerable to slow economic recovery, one noted economist warns. Tourism is a key revenue generator...
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Indian Gaming

article Rural Southwestern Tribal Casinos Have Worriesome Outlook for Recovery (9/9/2020)
(USA) -- Tribal gaming properties in the Southwestern US, especially those in rural areas, are among the most vulnerable to continuing economic risk because of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Kansas Gaming

article Revenue At Kansas City, Kansas Casino Plummets Cutting Into Unified Government Budget (9/9/2020)
(Kansas) -- The coronavirus pandemic has cut into the revenue of every government at every level. But the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas...
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Other News

article VIDEO: Circa Resort CEO on sports betting in casinos (9/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" team discusses how sports betting is faring in casinos with Derek Stevens, owner and CEO of three Las Vegas...
article Del Mar Defies the Odds with Increased Handle, Decreased Racing Days (9/9/2020)
(California) -- Del Mar’s 2020 summer meet ran with 25% fewer racing days than there were in 2019, and without spectators. Even so, the seaside San Diego-area...
article Holland Casino sees turnover tumbles almost 60% in H1 (8/31/2020)
(Netherlands) -- Holland Casino reported last week a loss of €28m (USD 33.3 M) in the first six months of 2020, as turnover fell by almost 60% due to the...
article Gambling Could Make Comeback Post COVID (8/10/2020)
(USA) -- Could it be back to the future for the casino industry? Gaming operators are going back to basics during the pandemic, with more of a focus on the gambling side...
article Study Aims To Explain Gambling Issues To Lawmakers (8/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Anyone in the media who has covered statehouse legislative debates — or congressional ones — knows that few lawmakers seem to have a firm grasp...
article US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage (8/7/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic...
article Hollywood Casino rebounds quickly after pandemic closure (8/7/2020)
(Ohio) -- Columbus’ Hollywood Casino appears to be rebounding from the financial downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In July, the casino’s first...
press release Twin River Worldwide Holdings to Report Second Quarter 2020 Results on August 11, 2020 (7/29/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) (the "Company") will release financial results for the second quarter 2020 prior to the...
article Boyd revenue drops in 2nd quarter, most properties see positive cash after opening (7/29/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Boyd Gaming's revenue dropped more than 75% in the second quarter compared to a year ago amid a Nevada-wide shutdown of casinos due to COVID-19.
article Greece online gambling revenue fell 40% in first five months of 2020 (7/27/2020)
(Greece) -- Greece’s online gambling market suffered a 40% revenue decline over the first five months of 2020 as sports halted due to COVID-19.
article Newgioco sees 10% Q1 revenue growth despite “global economic difficulties” (7/23/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Newgioco has published its Q1 report after a series of COVID-19 related delays to the reporting period.
article Betsson sets revenue record as casino gains ease sports pain (7/21/2020)
(Sweden) -- Online gambling operator Betsson reported record revenue in the second quarter despite sports betting’s contribution falling more than one-third due to...
article U.S. 2019 commercial GGR beat Macau, Philippines combined (6/15/2020)
(Worldwide) -- The latest comprehensive data for the non-tribal casino gaming market in the United States indicates it was again bigger in annual revenue terms than the...
article Fitch Ratings: US Gaming Industry Coronavirus Recovery Will Be Three-Year Process (6/12/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The gaming industry in the United States will take several years to fully recover and rebound to pre-coronavirus levels. That’s according to Fitch...
article How COVID-19 affected Norwegian Gambling Market (5/17/2020)
(Norway) -- Long before the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 Norwegians had a passion for online gambling. They have enjoyed both online casinos and sports betting. The...
article Portugal iGaming Dashboard - Q1 2020 (5/7/2020)
(Portugal) -- Portugal’s regulated operators generated their highest ever quarterly revenue total of €69.8m in the first three months of 2020, 47% up year-on-...
article Stadtcasino Baden generates CHF7.6m from igaming in 2019 (5/7/2020)
(Switzerland) -- Switzerland’s Stadtcasino Baden Group, operator of Grand Casino Baden and co-owner of Casino Davos, has revealed that it generated revenue of CHF7...
article BLOG: Portugal Internet Gaming Revenue Up In First Quarter (5/4/2020)
(Portugal) -- Internet gambling in Portugal with both casino and sports betting platforms combined have had an increase in revenue for their first quarter, seeing a...
article Racing's handle dips just 26% with five tracks running in April (5/1/2020)
(USA) -- Much has been written about handle increases at the five tracks open in April 2020, but what is rather remarkable is that they alone managed to equal 74% of all...
article FanDuel Weathering Sports Shutdown Thanks To Horse Racing, Online Casino (4/17/2020)
(USA) -- FanDuel parent company Flutter reported a mere 8% year-on-year drop in US revenues for the four weeks after sports shut down March 15. The company said sports...

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